KNB Scholarship 2021 Indonesian Government Scholarship (Fully Funded)

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By: : Jean Claude NDAYISHIMIYE

KNB Scholarship 2021 Indonesian Government Scholarship (fully funded)

Scholarship information

Beasiswa Kemitraan Negara Berkembang, or popularly known as KNB Scholarship, is a prestigious scholarship program offered by the Government of Republic of Indonesia to selected applicants originating from developing countries. Managed by the Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture, the scholarship offers potential students to earn their bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree at one of 23 prominent universities in Indonesia while experiencing life in the most culturally diverse nation in the world. KNB Scholarship at ITS Surabaya is provided for master’s and doctoral  degree program for 3 years period (2 semesters Bahasa Indonesia + 4 semesters master degree) and 4 years period (2 semesters Bahasa Indonesia + 6 semesters doctoral degree) respectively. Starting from 2021, the program is offered to master’s and doctoral degree candidates from developing countries all around the world. Judging from the previous years, this program has been attractive to many applicants from Europe, Africa, Latin America, Oceania, and Asia. All academic programs (lectures and thesis/ dissertation) will be conducted in the Indonesian language.

Study programs available in Indonesia Scholarship

Humanities

  • Literary studies
  • Linguistics
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Anthropology
  • Cultural studies

Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Naval Architect & Marine Engineering
  • Geological Engineering
  • Informatics Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Science

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • Chemistry
  • Remote Sensing
  • Computer
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Public Health
  • Sports sciences
  • Pharmacy Studies
  • Nursing

Social science

  • Public Administration
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Law
  • Economics/Development Study
  • Communication & Media
  • Studies
  • International Relations
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Community Empowerment

Education

  • Indonesian Education
  • Educational Science
  • Social Science Education
  • Natural Science Education
  • Primary School Teacher Education
  • Out of School Education/ Informal Education
  • Applied Linguistics
  • History Education
  • Instructional Education
  • Educational Management
  • Educational Research & Evaluation
  • Vocational & Technology Education

Period of study

  • 1 year of Indonesian language program (merger with 4 months of preparatory program)
  • 24 months (4 semesters) of master program

Scholarship coverage*

  • Living Allowance
  • Research and book allowances (will be given during the Master Program)
  • Health insurance
  • Round trip international ticket
  • Immigration fee
  • Tuition fee (paid directly to the university)

*All scholarship coverage is meant for a single person only. KNB does not provide a family allowance.

Type of study

  • By research
  • Combination of courses and research

Period of study

  • 1 year of Indonesian language program (merger with 4 months of preparatory program)
  • 36 months (6 semesters) of doctoral program

Scholarship coverage*

  • Living allowance
  • Research and book allowances (will be given during the master program)
  • Health insurance
  • Round trip international ticket
  • Immigration fee
  • Tuition fee (paid directly to the university)*

*All scholarship coverage is meant for a single person only. KNB does not provide a family allowance.

**ITS only provides tuition waiver for 5 KNB doctoral degree positions

General requirements

  • The maximum age to apply for the scholarship is 35 years old
  • Applicant must hold a bachelor degree that is approved by respective Ministry of Education and Culture for (master degree holder is not eligible to apply)
  • Applicant must have a minimum TOEFL IBT Score of 80 or IELTS score of 6.0 (or any other english proficiency tests with equivalent score)
  • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.25
  • Applicant must complete the online application form at: http://knbscholarship.kemdikbud.go.id/
  • Prior to the departure to Indonesia, the successful candidates must sign the statement letter and scholarship agreement prepared by the KNB Scholarship management

Required documents

  • Recommendation letter from the Indonesian Embassy in the respective country, issued in the same year as the application.
  • Nomination letter from the respective government official (Ministry of Education, other related Government Agency – should the applicant works for the Government Agency, or Embassy of the Applicant’s Country of Origin in Indonesia)
  • 2 academic recommendation letters
  • Scanned valid passport (personal data page only)
  • Scanned bachelor certificate and academic transcripts (in English)
  • Scanned TOEFL score certificate (or any other English proficiency tests) obtained within the last 2 Years
  • Scanned official medical statement (official diagnose) prepared by a certified physician, issued in the same year of application.

Procedures

  1. Download the invitation letter (Available in the KNB Scholarship website)
  2. Submit the invitation letter, passport, academic certificates, and academic transcripts to the Indonesian Embassy to acquire the recommendation letter
  3. Complete the online application process
  4. Selection process
  5. Selection result announcement. The selection results will be announced online via the KNB Scholarship Website and officially announced through the Indonesian Embassy publication network

Deadline

The last date to apply for the KNB Indonesian Government Scholarships 2021 is 7th May, 2021

The application process is online. Once you applied, you cannot cancel the application. To apply, Please visit the official website of the Government of Indonesia Scholarship 2021.